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Coconut Flour - Ideas And Storage?


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#1 Celiac Mindwarp

 
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Posted 26 April 2013 - 11:51 AM

So, I just spent a fortune on some coconut flour -what can I do with it?

Is it any good for thickening?

How long will it last, and do I need to freeze it once opened?

Any ideas appreciated, thank you!
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- Symptoms from 2001, maybe before. Across 20+ years, these have included, vomiting, D, migraines, headaches, recurrent miscarriage, inflammation problems (failure to heal from injuries) brain fog, anxiety and more!
- Elimination diet using Atkins, 2003 – excluded wheat, caffeine, quorn. 2005, excluded sesame, alcohol
- Started diagnosis route April 2012, blood tests, endoscopy – said negative, gluten challenge, clearly something very wrong, had to stop after 3 weeks.
- Gluten Free, August 2012, Corn Free, September 2012. Removed most processed gluten free foods.
- Genetic testing, December 2012 – negative – Diagnosis – Non Celiac Gluten Intolerance (NCGI)
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Posted 26 April 2013 - 02:38 PM

I keep mine in the fridge once I open it.

 

You can do anything you want with it  :) --what do you have in mind?

 

Muffins, breads, cookies, chicken tenders?

 

http://www.bobsredmi...d=coconut flour

 

 

Elana's pantry has many good ideas:

 

http://www.elanaspan.../coconut-flour/

 

and this article was pretty interesting:

 

http://www.livingwit...our-1955-1.html

 

and there's this book

 

http://www.amazon.co...e/dp/0941599639

 

I love to cook/bake with  it--but I LOVE coconut!! yum


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Posted 27 April 2013 - 12:10 AM

Thanks Irish
I'll have to see if I can inspire Mr Mindwarp, our resident baker, to have an experiment :)
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- Symptoms from 2001, maybe before. Across 20+ years, these have included, vomiting, D, migraines, headaches, recurrent miscarriage, inflammation problems (failure to heal from injuries) brain fog, anxiety and more!
- Elimination diet using Atkins, 2003 – excluded wheat, caffeine, quorn. 2005, excluded sesame, alcohol
- Started diagnosis route April 2012, blood tests, endoscopy – said negative, gluten challenge, clearly something very wrong, had to stop after 3 weeks.
- Gluten Free, August 2012, Corn Free, September 2012. Removed most processed gluten free foods.
- Genetic testing, December 2012 – negative – Diagnosis – Non Celiac Gluten Intolerance (NCGI)
- Elimination diet, January 2013 – all of the above plus dairy, legumes, all grains, sugar, additives, white potatoes, soy. Reintroducing sloooowly now. Health improving.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. ~Albert Einstein Posted Image

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Posted 27 April 2013 - 04:30 AM

I thought coconut flour was good in pie crusts and muffin. 


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Posted 27 April 2013 - 10:42 AM

warpster!

 

I forgot about this other one I had bookmarked--scroll down and look at all those recipes!! 

 

 

http://www.freecocon...our_recipes.htm


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"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it makes the difference." Virginia Satir

"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" Booker T. Washington

“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport 

"Do or do not. There is no try. "-  Yoda.

"LTES"  Gem 2014

 

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 12:16 AM

Oh my word, that is a lifetimes worth of ideas, thank you :)

Diana, muffins sound sooo good thanks
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- Symptoms from 2001, maybe before. Across 20+ years, these have included, vomiting, D, migraines, headaches, recurrent miscarriage, inflammation problems (failure to heal from injuries) brain fog, anxiety and more!
- Elimination diet using Atkins, 2003 – excluded wheat, caffeine, quorn. 2005, excluded sesame, alcohol
- Started diagnosis route April 2012, blood tests, endoscopy – said negative, gluten challenge, clearly something very wrong, had to stop after 3 weeks.
- Gluten Free, August 2012, Corn Free, September 2012. Removed most processed gluten free foods.
- Genetic testing, December 2012 – negative – Diagnosis – Non Celiac Gluten Intolerance (NCGI)
- Elimination diet, January 2013 – all of the above plus dairy, legumes, all grains, sugar, additives, white potatoes, soy. Reintroducing sloooowly now. Health improving.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. ~Albert Einstein Posted Image

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 03:15 AM

It stores 3-6 months in the pantry [depending on climate and environment] or 12 months in the refridgerator ..


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